Media Event

Launch of Invisible Connections

This year's celebration involves the launch of the book 'Invisible Connections' - a collection of fantastic images of migratory shorebirds along the East Asian-Australasian Flyway, in particular the Yellow Sea.

The book is to be published at 12:30 on Wednesday 12th May, 2010 at the corner of Swanston and Collins Street, Melbourne.

Bird Watching and Bengal Florican Survey

Bird Education Society has been conducting various research, education and awareness activities to conserve Nepal's bird diversity.

We plan to visit major grassland sites for Bengal Florican and conduct a birdwatching programme in Sauraha, Chitwan, the headquarter of our organisation.

For this year's event, we will also invite the press.

Stop Illegal Hunting on Northern Bald Ibises

Information and Fund Raising campaign for internationally coordinated activities against illegal hunting on the highly endangered Northern Bald Ibis (Geronticus eremita) in the Middle East (Jordan, Saudi Arabia) and Europe (Italy).

The conservation project Waldrappteam (www.waldrapp.eu) collaborates with the German Heinz Sielmann beneficence and the Zoo Institution.

World Migratory Bird Day 2010

Dr. K. Suresh, the President of the Osmania Medical College Doctors' Forum, will address the media on 8 May 2010 regarding World Migratory Bird Day and, further, announce a painting competition for children on migratory birds for children.

Public walk & Presentation to create awarness on Houbara Bustard & other migratory birds

Baluchistan, a Pakistani province, offers great consitions in terms of topography and climate for migratory birds arriving from the freezing Central Asian Republic and Siberia.

The Houbara Bustard is one of the migratory birds to mention at this point.

The birds arrive to various parts of Pakistan including Nag Valley District Washuk Balochistan from the cold central Asian states during November and December every year. Their return usually starts from February until the end of March.

World Migratory Bird Day 2010

This year's WMBD event will be taking place on Rawal Lake in Islamabad.

The event involves birdwatching activities and a poster on Rawal Lake's birds.
Moreover, school children and the media environment journalists forum will be present.

We are also showing a documentary with the title "Waterfowl in Pakistan" made by the Pakistan Wetlands Programme WWF-P and educate on threatened birds species.

Celebration of World Migratory Bird Day 2010

For this year's World Migratory Bird Day, Bird Conservation Nepal is planning a great range of events in order to save those in crisis!

Overview of events:

1.Awareness programme at Jagdishpur:

Jagdishpur is one of the 27 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) of Nepal. Jagdishpur Wetland areas, comprising 225 ha., was declared as a Ramsar Site in 2003 mainly on the basis of migratory water birds and threatened mammals found in the area.

Campagne pour la conservation de l'habitat du héron bihoreau sur le lac Nokoué - Campaign for the conservation of the night heron's habitat at lake Nokoué

Sô-Ava est un village situé à une vingtaine de kilomètre au nord de Cotonou (capitale économique du Bénin). Ce village est bâti sur un vaste complexe fluvio-lagunaire édifié par la rivière Sô et la lac Nokoué qui est le plus grand plan d’eau lacustre du Bénin en communication directe avec l’océan Atlantique. C’est un site Ramsar (zone 1018).

Migratory Birds Week

This year's event includes a photo competition as well as various other competitions and also birdwatching activities.

Furthermore, media related to migratory birds will be present and discussions on this topic are planned.

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